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Wyoming Women making a "Cowgirl" difference

Wyoming has always been in the forefront of equality and women's rights, so as we take this time to celebrate International Women's Month I wanted to take a few moments to celebrate some of the women...

 

Taking care of business during shut down

The Coronavirus has strictly limited our ability to get out and about to do the things that we need to do on a daily basis. For those of us who have business in Cheyenne, the State of Wyoming and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has outlined some...

 

Chief Wakama address Police coverage, tickets and more

With the recent concern about the police presence in Pine Bluffs I took a moment to sit down with Chief Chance Walkama to talk a little bit about the town, and what he sees for the future of Pine and...

 

Pine Bluffs town council jumps into the digital age!

Like it was shot out of a rocket, the Pine Bluffs Town Council entered the digital age with its first live council meeting on Monday. What should come as no surprise to anyone, the main topic of the evening was the COVID-19 virus. Nurse practitioner...

 

Burns Town Council approves community grant for 'neighborhood night out in Burns

In the regular session of the Burns town council last Monday the council unanimously agreed to implement a 100 dollar charge for those seeking treatment from EMS workers, but do not require transport. In an effort to combat growing costs from the...

 

Ribbon cutting held at Dollar General

The new Dollar General held their grand opening here in Pine Bluffs on March 7, 2020. The first person in the store was able to cut the ribbon for the celebration. Dion Clark was the first customer...

 

Precautions for the Coronavirus and activities

In 1347 twelve ships from the Black sea docked in Messina. To the surprise and horror of the residents there most of the sailors were dead. Those men that were still alive were covered in black boils. What would come to be known as the Black Plague s...

 

Laramie County Coroner holds open house

Last week the Laramie County Coroner's Office held an open house to allow residents time to come in and see the facility. Coroner Rebecca Reid and Deputy Coroner Char Madden of Pine Bluffs, led tours...

 

Daylight savings time more for economics

This weekend was the official “spring forward” for this year, and I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am guaranteed to be exhausted for at least the next few days while I try to convince my brain that it is actually not an hour later...

 

Hornets struggle at State

The Hornets faced the loss of their championship dreams when they fell to Wyoming Indian on the first day of the 2020 2A Tournament Championship. The 72/68 loss for the boys took them out of contentio...

 

Lady Hornets fight at State

The Lady Hornets came out strong in this years tournament games. The girls started the weekend with a 57/30 win over Kemmerer on Thursday. Not to be swayed by the big gym and the early time, the...

 

"ET" and Array assist in bringing Wyoming into the future

Almost four years ago a young man named Eric Trowbridge "ET" started a company called Array. ET had a vision of a company that would bring Wyoming into the future. As most of us know the government...

 

Town Council passes increase for utilities

Monday’s town council meeting saw the passing of resolution 2020-06 the final reading of the increase of the local electric rates to take effect on the first of April. After much discussion and a four to one vote the new resolution was passed....

 

Fun for Kids sponsors Family Unit and teaches about family

Once again Molly Williams entertained our local little ones on Thursday when Fun for Kids sponsored their family unit. Children learned about the different types of families that exist in today's...

 

Cerenil Competes in USA Powerlift

Local resident Refugio Cerenil competed this weekend in the USA Powerlifting Championship in Casper, and while he wasn't able to bring home a medal, he was able to out perform two of his own personal...

 

Hornets - Basketball - Lady Hornets

Hornets The Pine Bluffs Hornets started regionals with a massive win over Wright with a final score of 78/7. The boys stumbled a bit on Friday with a 52/71 loss to Big Horn, and came back to end the...

 

Good tasting and nutritional too at the Pine Bluffs Senior Center

The Pine Bluffs Senior Center cooks up a hot meal daily for anyone that wants to come in and eat. Roxie Bolejack and Trisha Burry work tirelessly to bring the community meals that fit within the...

 

Previous local area writer signs her book in Kimball

Who says you can't make it big from a small town? Local author and previous resident of Kimball Deborah Wynne has released her first novel and I was able to sit with her at her local book signing to c...

 

Ladies Night Out teaches scrapbooking

Holly Bauer of the Burns Branch Library hosted another ladies night out last Thursday. Attendees were able to create their own mini scrapbooks out of card stock and velcro. While the book making was...

 

Bath and Bedtime stories at the Library

Once again Molly Williams and Mary Cushing hosted another successful Fun For Kids last Thursday. Bath and bedtime was the focus of this mornings fun, and Williams charmed the kids with Kate...

 

Possible electric rate increase coming for Pine Bluffs

Tuesday’s meeting of the Pine Bluffs town council opened with a motion to accept a feasibility study for a possible assisted living facility. Resolution 2020-05 was motioned and unanimously passed to apply for a community grant to request funds to...

 

Shop with a Hero gives funds to erase school lunch debt

Though there may be no such thing as a free lunch businesses and individuals in our area want to make sure that none of our kids go without. Through many donations the annual Shop With a Hero was...

 

Hornets

The Pine Bluffs Hornets are riding high after winning their last three games. Tuesday, February 11, saw a win against Kimball with a final score of 85/48. The Hornets then faced the Southeast (Yoder)...

 

Lady Hornets

Not to be outdone by their male counterparts, the Lady Hornets came away from the weekend with three more wins under their belts. Tuesday's game against the Kimball Longhorns saw a 58/23 win. The...

 

Broncs send Kaden Laiken, Ben Banville and Boe Clayson to the Shrine Bowl

Three boys who are soft spoken, and so talented that they were chosen from hundreds to represent Burns in this summer's Shrine Bowl. Kaden Laiken, Ben Banville, and Boe Clayson sat down with me this...

 

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